Monthly Archives: November 2016

Maharajas. The Legendary Treasures

Europeans imagine Maharajas with the fabulous greatness: the palaces magical on their splendor, full of servants and concubines, the elephants embellished with jewelry, the treasuries groaning with rubies, diamonds and emeralds. Today the fact that the British managed to conquer such an enormous country amazes a lot of people. In fact, they did not conquer. They made agreements. The princes (the colonial British rulers told them to call themselves in […]

November 22, 2016 | ArticlesRead More

Igor Stravinsky – the World-Famous Genius

At the end of the XIX century Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky was born. Igor Fyodorovich went down in history, as one of the most talented and famous composers of the XX century. He was born in 1882 to the ravishing thunder of Strauss waltzes and on a year after the assassination of Alexander II the Liberator, who had abolished the serfdom. The father of the composer, Fyodor Ignatievich Stravinsky, was born […]

November 17, 2016 | ArticlesRead More